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The Cattle Identification (Enforcement) Regulations 1997

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5.—(1) In accordance with the second paragraph of Article 21 of Council Regulation 820/97/EC, an officer of the Minister may serve a notice on a keeper of animals on a holding restricting the movement of cattle from the holding if he is satisfied that this is necessary for the proper enforcement of that Regulation; and any person who fails to comply with that notice shall be guilty of an offence.

(2) A notice under this regulation shall be in writing, may be subject to conditions and may be amended or withdrawn by notice in writing at any time.

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